Friday FAQs:


Q: Is Friday the day after Thursday and the day before Saturday?

A: Yes.

Q: Is Friday the Friday before Easter in the Christian calendar?

A: Yes.

Q: Is Friday Shukravar?

A: Yes, and named for Shukra, the Sanskrit name of the planet Venus.

Q: Is Friday الجمعة al-jum`ah?

A: Yes, and from a root meaning "congregation/gathering".

Q: Is Friday the last day of the week-end?

A: Yes, and with Saturday as the first day of the working week.

Q: Is Friday Yom Shishi meaning "the sixth day"?

A: Yes.

Q: Is Friday connected with the planet Venus and is symbolized by that planet's symbol ♀?

A: Yes, Friday is also associated with the astrological signs Libra and Taurus.

Q: Is Friday the only week-end day?

A: Yes.

Q: Is Friday the first week-end of the week while Saturday is the second week-end?

A: Yes.

Q: Is Friday the Friday before Easter?

A: Yes.

Q: Is Friday made as the first week-end?

A: Yes, and with Saturday as the second week-end to allow Muslims to perform their religious obligations on Friday in a more peaceful manner.

Q: Is Friday considered unlucky in some cultures?

A: Yes.

Q: Is Friday also the day of rest in the Bahá'í Faith?

A: Yes.

Q: Is Friday Paraskevi and is derived from a word meaning "to prepare"?

A: Yes, Like Saturday and Sunday , Friday is named for its liturgical significance as the day of preparation before Sabbath, which was inherited by Greek Christian Orthodox culture from Jewish practices.

Q: Is Friday the first day of the week-end?

A: Yes, and with Saturday the second.

Q: Is Friday also the nickname of the day after Thanksgiving?

A: Yes, and the first day of the traditional Christmas shopping season.